Sony Xperia Z2

Sony Xperia Z2

Set up and use your phone as a Wi-Fi hotspot - Sony Xperia Z2

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When you use your phone as a Wi-Fi hotspot, you can share your phone's internet connection with other devices via Wi-Fi. Remember, you need to set up your phone for internet.

Step 1 of 16

Find "Configure Wi-Fi hotspot"

Slide two fingers down the display starting from the top edge of your phone.
Press Settings.

Step 2 of 16

Find "Configure Wi-Fi hotspot"

Press More....

Step 3 of 16

Find "Configure Wi-Fi hotspot"

Press Tethering & portable hotspot.

Step 4 of 16

Find "Configure Wi-Fi hotspot"

Press Portable Wi-Fi hotspot settings.

Step 5 of 16

Find "Configure Wi-Fi hotspot"

Press Configure Wi-Fi hotspot.

Step 6 of 16

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

Press the field under "Network SSID" and key in the required name for the Wi-Fi hotspot.

Step 7 of 16

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

Press the drop down list under "Security".

Step 8 of 16

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

If you don't want to password protect your hotspot:
Press None.

Step 9 of 16

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

If you want to password protect your hotspot:
Press WPA2 PSK.

Step 10 of 16

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

Press the field below "Password" and key in the required password.

Step 11 of 16

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

Press Save.

Step 12 of 16

Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot

Press the return icon.

Step 13 of 16

Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot

Press Portable Wi-Fi hotspot until the function is turned on.

Step 14 of 16

Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot

Press OK.

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Step 15 of 16

Establish connection

Do the following on the device which is to connect to your Wi-Fi hotspot:
Turn on Wi-Fi.
Find the list of available Wi-Fi networks.
Select the network name you keyed in in step 2.
Key in the password you selected in step 2 and establish a connection to the Wi-Fi hotspot.
When the connection is established, you can access the internet from the other device.

Step 16 of 16

Return to the home screen

Press the home icon to return to the home screen.

1. Find "Configure Wi-Fi hotspot"

Slide two fingers down the display starting from the top edge of your phone.
Press Settings.
Press More....
Press Tethering & portable hotspot.
Press Portable Wi-Fi hotspot settings.
Press Configure Wi-Fi hotspot.

2. Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

Press the field under "Network SSID" and key in the required name for the Wi-Fi hotspot.
Press the drop down list under "Security".
If you don't want to password protect your hotspot:
Press None.
If you want to password protect your hotspot:
Press WPA2 PSK.
Press the field below "Password" and key in the required password.
Press Save.

3. Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot

Press the return icon.
Press Portable Wi-Fi hotspot until the function is turned on.
Press OK.

4. Establish connection

Do the following on the device which is to connect to your Wi-Fi hotspot:
Turn on Wi-Fi.
Find the list of available Wi-Fi networks.
Select the network name you keyed in in step 2.
Key in the password you selected in step 2 and establish a connection to the Wi-Fi hotspot.
When the connection is established, you can access the internet from the other device.
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5. Return to the home screen

Press the home icon to return to the home screen.